Born to Lead: Construction Management - Sept 18th & 19th, 2019


Born to Lead: Construction Management - Sept 18th & 19th, 2019


A 2-day course to learn and implement some of the Best Practices in Construction Project Management and Leadership principles. Real-world principles and techniques assembled from over 36 years’ experience in Architecture and Construction and historically proven applied principles. Improve productivity and learn how to successfully manage quality, budget, schedule and scope without constant firefighting. Learn how to effectively manage a successful construction project from conception to close- out. We will talk about real-world situations and how to overcome obstacles throughout the construction process while being more profitable. Become a more effective Construction Manager by learning these principles and techniques to help you complete your projects on budget and on-time!

What will be covered:

  • How we learn

  • 4 levels of Change

  • Process based project management

  • Project management maturity model -CPM3

  • Project management process flow

  • Project Initiation and selection process

  • Improved Contract Negotiations

  • Project planning process

  • Controlling the project

  • Project management competencies

  • Assessing your leadership style

  • How your leadership style affects performance

  • Organizational leadership

  • 5 stages of building teams

  • Addressing Productivity

  • Lean Construction

  • Productivity constraints

  • How to identify and address productivity issues

  • How to implement workflow improvements

  • Conditions essential to improving project management

  • Best practices in Project Management

  • Assuring project quality requirements

  • How to create realistic project schedules

  • How to create exceptional estimates

  • Mark-up or margin

  • How to create a team approach for your projects

  • 7 decisions for success

  • Fearless Decision Making - by Invictus (Strategic Partner)

  • Better project communication

  • Effective Negotiation Strategies

  • Starting your employees and subs correctly

  • How to create job descriptions

  • Email etiquette

  • How to better communicate

  • How to run a better meeting

  • The best ways to build and maintain teamwork

  • How to deal with Change Orders effectively

  • Improving subcontractor communication and performance

  • How to better handle conflicts and dispute

  • Proper Project Close-out

Who should take this course:

  • Construction Owners

  • Construction Managers

  • Construction Administrators

  • Project Managers

  • Asst. Project Managers

  • Estimators

  • Experienced Superintendents

  • Project Owners, Developers and Real-Estate managers

Upon completion of these courses, students will have a better understanding of effectively managing the many complex components of a construction project. Students will be able to apply principles and techniques learned to their projects to be able to effectively manage a construction project more successfully. Students will not only gain insight to the nuts and bolts of project management but the important aspect of good leadership and human relations skills that need to be applied in order to get to the next level of construction management. Students will discover how to develop better teams, effectively navigate conflicting demands and develop processes for better productivity, profitability and quality. At completion students will have a completed workbook and digital templates of sample contracts, estimate sheets, agendas, new employee checklist, safety program outline and many more.